The ABCs of Arizona Cosplay Vol 1

A is for Amberskies, wonderful, and so creative! My, oh my! We tell no lies! B is for Brookemelia, always is so kind and helpful that it is surreal…lia! C is for Cheshsmiles, always one for mischief and fun with her guile! D is for Darth Mexican, who is only here because I couldn’t find anyone else. *cough* E is for Eevee Chan, who is such a superb Anime fan! F is for Frank and Nats Ar...[Read More]

Horsemen Of Tackles Holiday Matsuri 2018

Ahh conventions, a place to forget about the real world, hang out with friends, meet new people, and just generally be surrounded by the things that make you smile. What could make this better you ask? The holidays! Enter Holiday Matsuri, a convention in Orlando, Florida, that takes all of the things you love about conventions and throws in the joy of Christmas and a whole lot of holiday cheer. Ho...[Read More]

Comic Con Palm Springs 2018 Review

Comic Con Palm Springs always does a fantastic job of bringing great times to geeks! This year was no different as they featured great guests, cosplayers, vendors, and more! Our writer, Tidesiren, traveled to California just for this event! Not to mention she was a featured guest! We are so proud of her! Comic Con Palm Springs took place at Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs California. The v...[Read More]

Anime Expo 2018 Craftsmanship Spotlight

With Anime Expo being one of the conventions that attracts some of the best cosplayers every year, I wanted to showcase a specific aspect of cosplay: Craftsmanship. For this project, I chose costumers who had such fantastic cosplayers and creators that I had already been following on Instagram. Let’s get to the craftsmanship spotlight! Zhuque Mercy by Aristargirl Geek Lyfe: Where can we find...[Read More]

Cosplayer of the Week: YOKO X AOI Cosplay

This week we have some great cosplayers to present to you guys! They are Yoko x Aoi Cosplay, a duo of talented costumers who put their everything into their craft! I came across their content and thought the world of it and wanted to share them with you all! The Geek Lyfe: There may be a few Geek Lyfers who have not seen your work before, would you be alright introducing yourself? Aoi: Yes, I don’...[Read More]

Beyond the Veil: True Thoughts of Cosplayers and Their Partners

Beyond the Veil:True Thoughts of Cosplayers and Their Partners It is probably obvious to our readers that a lot of us here at The Geek Lyfe love the world of cosplay and everything it touches from the business it generates for photographers/prop makers/conventions to promoting the education of skills like sewing, modeling, and make up. Even the cosplay community is incredible in so many ways as th...[Read More]

Saboten Con 2016 – Music Video

Saboten Con 2016 – Music Video Saboten Con is Phoenix Arizona is one of our favorite conventions to attend each year! If you are not familiar with this event, it is the largest Anime convention in Arizona. Cosplayers from in state and even out of state travel to have a blast during this event and this year was no different. We decided to do a cosplay video for the first time ever and who bet...[Read More]

Review: Phoenix Comicon 2016

Review: Phoenix Comicon 2016 For convention goers in Arizona, we know that Phoenix Comicon is the big daddy of geeky events in our state. Every year we all look forward to the big headliners, cosplay debuts, new products sold by vendors, panels, and so much more! 2016 was hyped up like any past Comicon, however it did face it’s own series of challenges with record breaking heat and no major ...[Read More]

Ring Light Photo Gallery – Phoenix Comicon 2016

Ring Light Photo Gallery – Phoenix Comicon 2016 This weekend at Phoenix Comicon I had come along with the idea of the Cosplayers and their Day Jobs project, which turned out to be a blast! Meanwhile one of our photographers, and a good friend of mine, Deegan Marie of Deegan Marie Photography had a brilliant idea of her own. She wanted to bring along a ring light to help capture the true beau...[Read More]

Photo Gallery – Cosplayer Jobs – Phoenix Comicon 2016

Photo Gallery –  Cosplayer Jobs – Phoenix Comicon 2016 Phoenix Comicon 2016 has come and gone, we’re still getting our review written up and our photos together for our gallery but until then, I wanted to show you all this awesome project I did during the convention! I love the world of  cosplay/cosplayers, I always want to know more than just how they built their costumes but wh...[Read More]

The Geek Lyfe Photo Shoots: Phoenix Comicon

The Geek Lyfe Photo Shoots: Phoenix Comicon If you cosplay, you more than likely but a ton of effort into your costume, make up, and may even alter your diet or workout so you have the body you desire for the character. By the end of the convention there will be wear and tear, although it can be fixed it may not ever return to that first rendition. So what do you do to capture the glory of your ha...[Read More]

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